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Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Charmuri/Masal Mandakki


Charmuri/Masal Mandakki

This is a street food of my home town Mangalore. Charmuri/Masal Mandakki, 'Charmuri' means 'Mumra/Puffed Rice' in local language of Mangalore "Tulu", 'Mandakki' is Kannada word for 'Mumra/Puffed Rice'.

This is a street food you can find any where in Mangalore, its famous during the festival fair, specially like Dasara or Shivratri fair. I used to eat it all the occation specially returning back from the temple Charmuri and ice cream was a must :) !!
Its very simple and easy chat. This is made with coconut oil, which gives a special taste to the chat.. But i used peanut oil as here i cant find coconut oil for cooking :( !!
This is my entry to Sia - Monsoon Spice, for MPB - Street Food event. Thank you for the wonderful event and for extending the days :)!!. Really enjoyed participating.

Recipe Idea from Ramya's - Mane Adige - Churmuri, with some variation.


1 cup Puffed rice
2-3 tblsp Onion chopped
2-3 tblsp Carrot grated
2-3 tblsp Raw Mango grated
2-3 tblsp Peanuts roasted
1 tblsp Cilantro chopped
1 tsp Red chilly powder
1-2 tblsp Coconut/Peanut Oil
Salt as per taste
pinch of Turmeric


1. In a large blow take oil, add turmeric, chilly powder, salt, grated carrot, mango, chopped onion, cilantro mix them all.
2. At last add puffed rice, roasted peanuts mix.
3. Serve and eat it immediately before it soften.

Here it goes..


Sending it to Sia's..

Street Food

Also sending this to Meeta for MM - Mango Mania

Mango Mania


Cham said...

Looks so delicious this snack and easy to make it. U can send to M-Mingle too it has mango...

Uma said...

delicious charmuri! nice entry.

Madhavi said...

Delicious entry, looks great!!

Finla said...

The ingridient list itself say eat me eat me :-)
Looks yummy delicious

Archy said...

Thank you Dear for letting me know!!
I have just updated :)!!

Uma, Madhavi, Happy cook,
Thank you :)!!

FH said...

Good one, I love Churmuri. I want some now, send it!:D

Where did you get the Churmuri chaat idea from for MBP? You have to link the other blog too for Sia's event!:)

Sagari said...

looks deleciouss archi ,never tried murmura in this way

Ramya's Mane Adige said...

yummm!!! I love churmuri.I had posted my version on Mane Adige too, long back. miss the kadri park/panambur beach churmuri stalls :(
n btw, I guess you forgot to link back to the original recipe... from which ever blog you were patroling!! :)

Sum Raj said...

ur chat is pretty good adding of raw grated mango which is new to me...delicious

Trupti said...

charmuri looks very delicious Archy

Archy said...

Thank you dear,
Oh, ok i have updated now !! Thank you again :) !!

Thanx, It tastes good !!

Thank you..
Ya dats true.. Even i miss it :( !!
Thank you.. its ur blog :)!!

Archy said...

Thanx, Only some add raw mango not all charmuri stalls, i guess in front of Venkataramana Temple (Carstreet) U have one of best charmuri stall in mangalore :)!!

Thanx :)!!

Meera said...

looks delicious, Archy.

Laavanya said...

Wow.. that looks so delicious! Perfect for the summer and so colorful too.

Kalai said...

I love all of the colors and flavors involved here! Perfect for summer, Archana! :)

KonkaniBlogger said...

Mandakki chennagide Archy!! Nice entry..

Unknown said...

love anything with puffed rice..Addition of mango should have given a kick to this

Sia said...

thank u archy for sending my fav street food. u forgot to send me the link to the blog from where u tried and mail me the details. :)

Anonymous said...

oh tht charmuri looks so yumm, i want to have some :)

Sum Raj said...

hey archy...where r u from mangalore?....i know carstreet...its just 10 to 15 min by drive from my home....i stay in urva market..

ST said...

Delicious entry, looks great!!i want to have some.Its my all time favorite......

Sum Raj said...

i dont know the place kodikal but u might have known my place...rt now am in US cupertino place archy...though its short term i did not mention that in my profile...when I too come to manglore surly will meet... same here nice to meet u blogger friend from manglore...

Meeta K said...

Oh this looks absolutely delicious. A lovely entry for the MM! Thank you!

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Ananth said...

Thanks for this, and good job with the blog :)

Archy said...

Thank you to pendown in my blog..
Do Keep visiting for more recipes !!